Saturday, January 16, 2016

Fortune Magazine Apologizes for a Cover Depicting Amazon CEO as a Hindu deity

BUSINESS INSIDER
By Max Slater-Robins
The cover of Fortune Magazine that featured Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos as Lord Vishnu, a Hindu deity.
Fortune Magazine has apologised after its new cover depicted Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos as Lord Vishnu, a Hindu deity. The cover story, titled "Amazon Takes India," reported on how Bezos and a specialised team in India were looking to tackle the next "trillion-dollar market." The art was created by Nigel Buchanan, an Australian illustrator who also works for The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Time. [link]